• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 19-011
    # of Openings
    1
  • Position Summary

    Position Summary:

     

    The Manufacturing Value Stream Engineer (VSE) is responsible for generating all work instructions necessary to produce both saleable products and internally used equipment and tooling. The VSE is responsible, in cooperation with other employees, for designing any new equipment necessary to improve existing processes, or to implement new processes. The VSE is responsible to participate in brainstorming sessions, Research & Development of new products and processes, and to assist in the troubleshooting of problems.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities:

     

    Responsible for generating Routers for factory workflow

     

    Responsible for generating all work instructions necessary to produce both saleable products and internally used equipment and tooling

     

    Responsible to keep all work instructions, blueprints, and resident plans current and updated to the latest technologies and practices.  The work instructions shall be reviewed at the completion of all jobs, and any improvements, changes or corrections entered into the computer system in preparation for the next time the product is produced

     

    Responsible in cooperation with other employees, for designing any new equipment necessary to improve existing processes, or to implement new processes

     

    Responsible to participate in brainstorming sessions, Research & Development of new products and processes, and to assist in the troubleshooting of problems

     

    At times may be called on to operate, repair or troubleshoot problems with machinery, or otherwise assist Production, Maintenance or Quality Assurance personnel

     

    May at times be required (at the companies’ expense) to travel, attending offsite training or trade shows, etc. and interface with customers and suppliers

     

    May be called upon after hours, weekends or during 2nd or 3rd shifts, if necessary, to support production

     

    Company Safety procedures and practices must be followed and viewed with respect and willing compliance


    NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

     

    A degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline preferred, or 4 years engineering work experience.

     

    Good working knowledge of the computer programs:  Auto-Cad, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

     

    Knowledge of SolidWorks, SurfCam or other programs a plus

     

    Extensive knowledge and experience with machining, electrical, welding, plating, metallurgy, heat-treating, Electrical Discharge Machining and general metalworking such as turning, and milling are essential

     

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail are a must

     

    Experience in or familiarity with the shooting sports industry is also beneficial

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:

     

    Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient to perform the following:

    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • Record pertinent process information as required



    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Some lifting, bending and climbing of stairs and ladders.

     

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, explosives, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment varies. Personal protective equipment to limit exposure to these environments will be provided.

     

    Employees may encounter hazardous wastes during their work.  Hazardous wastes are to be handled appropriately; including applicable use of PPE, placement into compatible containers, container labeling and marking; etc.  Additionally, wastes may need to be transported to/from satellite accumulation areas to 90-day accumulation area; via dolly, forklift, etc. All employees working with, handling, or managing hazardous wastes will receive annual RCRA training. Those employees preparing waste for shipment will receive additional trainings (DOT).

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